“The symbol of reading was, perhaps, bigger than the act of reading itself. Individuals sought to capture their devotion to books through painted portraits that depicted them deeply absorbed in reading a text. Paintings of people reading and portraits of individuals embracing a book became widespread in Renaissance art.”
Angela Simmons Is A Beautiful Mother We are loving Angela Simmons in mommy mode! She took to Instagram to post yet another precious shot with her son Sutton Joseph Tennyson today. How cute. Angela has also given birth to another
John Singer Sargent, Violet Sargent and Flora Priestley. John Singer Sargent (1856–1925) was an American artist, considered the “leading portrait painter of his generation” for his evocations of Edwardian era luxury.
Jacob Ferdinand Voet by Isabel Santos Pilot Jacob Ferdinand Voet (c. 1639 – 26 September 1689) was a Flemish portrait painter.
Colors director Keiichi Hara talks about the "Edo-style approach" he tried to keep in Miss Hokusai, which follows the daughter of the famous ukiyo-e artist.
Look closely ? these are the faces of a bridal party as they watch a car come this close to hitting the wedding photographer: Photographer Leslie Hollingsworth was shooting bridal party portraits for Peter Saab and Leah Juliano’s Sept. Show More Summary
New at bloomingdales: Penhaligon's Portraits. New at luckyscent: Serge Lutens Tout Noir Iris Silver Mist, Rahat Loukhoum, Forreau Noir & De Profundis. New at saksfifthavenue: Bond no. 9 Sutton Place. New at selfridges (UK): L'Artisan Natura Fabularis collection.
huariqueje: Portrait Of A Young Woman Vaite (Jeanne) Goupil - Paul Gauguin, 1896 French, 1848-1903 oil on canvas 75 x 65 cm.
Location. Location. Location. It's not just a crucial factor in real estate. Whether one is globe-trotting or strolling through the Lower East Side of Manhattan, an individual's longitudes and latitudes form and inform a portrait about...Show More Summary
When attendees of the 1986 Chicago International Film Festival arrived at the venerated Music Box Theatre one Saturday afternoon to see a horror film marking the feature directorial debut of a local documentarian and starring a castShow More Summary
"Moonlight" is magic. So intimate you feel like you're trespassing on its characters souls, so transcendent it's made visual and emotional poetry out of intensely painful experience, it's a film that manages to be both achingly familiar and unlike anything we've seen before. Written and directed...
Part 1 | Part 2 Though Adorno had many points of criticism regarding the technical aspects of jazz, his contempt for the music genre was fuelled by something else. Given the fact that Adorno was best known for his critical theory of society, it is far from surprising that jazz would not escape a soc... [ read more ]
huariqueje: Portrait of Madame Champsaur - Emile Schuffenecker, 1890 French, 1851–1934 Oil on canvas, 68 x 75 cm. Musée des Beaux-Arts de Pont-Aven
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump painted an inaccurately dark portrait of manufacturing in America while Hillary Clinton stretched credulity in boasting that her spending plans won't add to the country's debt. The United States has lost...Show More Summary
rococophile: Louis Carrogis Carmontelle Portrait of Cécile-Pauline Charpentier Ennery, Countess of Blot, Lady Catherine Cecile, Countess of Egmont and The Countess of Brionne. Chalk and Watercolour on paper c. 1760.
Is Trump's dark portrait of U.S. manufacturing accurate? Did Clinton really call for open borders?
A portrait of Naomi Klein. (thierry ehrmman / (CC-BY-2.0)) Celebrated journalist, author and activist Naomi Klein told Glenn Greenwald he wasn’t doing enough to support privacy in his reporting of emails hacked from the personalShow More Summary
Jonas Wood, whose show of portraits at the Anton Kern Gallery in Chelsea runs through Oct. 29, finds inspiration in the unlikeliest corners of the sports world.
Capone steps into the dark night of Chicago with HENRY: PORTRAIT OF A SERIAL KILLER star Michael Rooker Read the full article on AICN Hey everyone. Capone in Chicago here. Hands down, actor Michael Rooker is one the funniest, nicest, slightly insane gentlemen you are likely to meet. Show More Summary
Outside the hall containing the posters and exhibits at last month's Geological Society of America meeting in Denver, Colorado, was a surprise. A travelling photography exhibition displayed large, black-and-white portraits of women — wearing beards. Show More Summary